Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

520     (PU) Public Utility Zone

520.1     General Purpose

The purpose of this Zone is to provide for a system or works that is used to provide for public consumption, benefit, convenience or use such as water or steam, sewage disposal, public transportation, irrigation, drainage, fuel, electric power, heat, waste management and telecommunications.

520.2     Permitted Uses

  1. Land Treatment

  2. Minor Impact Utility Services

  3. Protective and Emergency Services

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Special Event

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Gardens

  2. Fascia On-premises Signs  

  3. Projecting On-premises Signs  

  4. Temporary On-premises Signs   

520.3      Discretionary Uses

  1. Major Impact Utility Services

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Market

  2. Public Parks

  3. Recycled Materials Drop-off Centres  

Bylaw 17901

March 6, 2017

  1. Urban Indoor Farms

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Outdoor Farms

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. Freestanding Off-premises Signs, in a location where such Signs lawfully existed as of the Effective Date of this Bylaw, and that such Signs shall not be subject to the Setback provisions of this ZonE

  2. Freestanding On-premises Signs

Bylaw 15892

October 11, 2011

  1. Minor Digital Off-premises Signs, in a location where such Signs lawfully existed as of the effective date of Bylaw 15892

Bylaw 15892

October 11, 2011

  1. Minor Digital On-premises Signs, in a location where such Signs lawfully existed as of the effective date of Bylaw 15892.

Bylaw 15892

October 11, 2011

  1. Minor Digital On-premises Off-premises Signs, in a location where such Signs lawfully existed as of the effective date of Bylaw 15892.

520.4       Development Regulations for Permitted and Discretionary Uses

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. The minimum Front Setback shall be 6.0 m.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. The minimum Rear Setback shall be 7.5 m.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. The minimum Side Setback shall be 4.5 m.

Bylaw 15888

September 26, 2011

  1. The maximum building Height shall be 10.0 m, except that the maximum building Height shall be 18.0 m on Sites of 0.75 ha or greater. Where a building exceeds 10.0 m in Height, the subject Site shall be designed, landscaped, screened and buffered and the building shall be located so as to minimize and compensate for any objectionable aspects or potential incompatibility with development in abutting Zones.

  2. Except as provided for in clause (6), developments in this Zone shall comply with the Industrial Performance Standards applicable to the IB Zone.

  3. Notwithstanding clause (5), if this Zone is located in the interior of an industrial area mainly abutting the IM or IH Zone for the most part and does not abut any Residential Zone, it shall comply with the Performance Standards applicable to the IM and IH Zone.

  4. Where it is unreasonable for a development to comply with clause (1), (2), (3), (4) or (5) because of characteristics fundamental to the provision of infrastructure services, the Development Officer may relax requirements of clause (1), (2), (3) or (4), as required, and he may relax the requirements of clause (5), provided the development complies with the Performance Standards of the IM and IH Zones. In either case, a Permitted Use shall become a Discretionary Use.

  5. Signs shall comply with the regulations found in Schedule 59C.

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date:  February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Gardens shall comply with Section 98 of this Bylaw.

520.5       Additional Development Regulations for Discretionary Uses

  1. Where a development does not comply with the requirements of subsections 520.4(1) and (2), its design, siting, landscaping, screening and buffering shall minimize and compensate for any objectionable aspects or potential incompatibility with development in abutting Zones.

Bylaw 16032

March 14, 2012

  1. Where this Zone abuts the A Zone, the Development Officer, in consultation with the General Manager of Community Services, may require an Environmental Impact Assessment in accordance with the requirements of subsection 540.4(5) of this Bylaw.

  2. Public Parks shall be developed in this Zone only in conjunction with and on the same Site as a Permitted or another Discretionary Use in this Zone.

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date:  February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Outdoor Farms shall comply with Section 98 of this Bylaw.